Category: In the Community

May 16, 2022

Detroit ACE Announces New App to Track and ID Murals Across the City

Michigan Chronicle May 11, 2022 Detroit ACE today announced it is partnering with CANVS, an art technology company, to identify all the art on the city’s walls. Director of Arts and Culture Rochelle Riley announced the launch of the CANVS collaboration, part of ACE’s contribution to Mayor Duggan’s Blight to Beauty campaign. She also discussed […]

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May 10, 2022

Day Party Set in Detroit’s Most Musical Boulevard Honoring Local Legends

Michigan Chronicle May 9, 2022 On the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend (arguably the biggest music weekend in Detroit), the 4th annual Detroit Diaspora: Day Party is King event will occur at the Irwin House Gallery, on West Grand Boulevard (inarguably the city’s most musical avenue). It will highlight a line-up of exquisite music selectors […]

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April 21, 2022

A Poem for Southwest Detroit

Southwest Detroit’s Poem by Shalma Torres (U of M)    My neighborhood in Southwest Detroit is   filled with family all around and  beautiful memories on every inch of Earth’s ground.   All of Vernor to Patton Park,  shines so brightly, even in the dark.     Now my neighbors although we’ve grown apart,  would not hesitate to offer us […]

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April 20, 2022

Four Must-Visit Farmers’ Markets in Southeast Michigan

Two things you will never run short of in Southeast Michigan are community events and recreational fun. Spring brings a lot of both, and one of my favorites is farmers’ markets! You are able to support amazing local vendors by shopping for fruits, vegetables, artisan meats and cheeses, and so much more.  I’ve personally enjoyed many of […]

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April 14, 2022

Corktown Buzzes With Retail, Residential Development: ‘It’s Busy, Busy, Busy’

The Detroit News Candice Williams April 1, 2022 After nearly a year of running a cold-pressed juice shop in Grosse Pointe, Rachael Schroeder and her husband, Kevin, decided to expand their business, Rhythm & Blue Juice Co. They chose retail space at the Elton Park Corktown Apartments for their second location, which they opened in […]

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April 06, 2022

Vote: Detroit’s Campus Martius Nominated for Best Public Square in Nation

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Campus Martius Park in downtown Detroit has been nominated for Best Public Square by USA TODAY’s 10Best, and voting has opened to the public. USA Today partnered with to compile a list of nominees. Campus Martius is among 20 spaces chosen. The description for Campus Martius’ posting says, “Campus Martius Park serves […]

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April 05, 2022

Engage With Passionate Changemakers and Make a Difference in Detroit

J’Adore Detroit Kelsey Hubbell March 9, 2022 When people ask me why I live in Detroit, or better yet, why I stay in Detroit, I don’t hesitate with my answer. My response is, and always will be, the people. We all know that Detroit has faced major hardships, and certainly hasn’t always had the best […]

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March 23, 2022

Detroit’s Eastern Market Named Third Best Public Market in the Country

WXYZ Detroit March 15, 2022 Detroit’s Eastern Market was named the third-best public market in the country, according to readers from USA Today. The news organization, which does the 10 Best Awards every year, announced the winners in the public market category for 2022. Eastern Market came in third, ahead of markets in Boston, Chicago, […]

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March 17, 2022

I Attended High School in Midtown Detroit: How the Area Has Developed Since Then

Detroit is a burgeoning city, that’s for sure. One thing I appreciate about growing up here and attending the Detroit School of Arts (DSA) in Midtown is the sense of “city” I felt from being right in the middle of everything. I witnessed the city blossoming, particularly how it blossomed into a place that supplies […]

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Apply: Design Core Hosting Open Call for Detroit Month of Design

Detroit Core Detroit is back with its 12th annual Detroit Month of Design festival this September and is hosting an open call until Sunday, April 24, for designers, brands, and organizations that want to host independent events, brand activations, and competitions, and sponsor the month-long event.   Taking place throughout the city of Detroit and online, […]

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